prospect park fire

Brush Fire In Prospect Park Quickly Quashed By FDNY

A sterling, serene Sunday afternoon in Prospect Park was interrupted by a brush fire, with fire trucks rolling into the 150-year-old bucolic gem. So Prospect Park is on fire pic.twitter.com/XYE1ztkhru— Ashley Semrick (@HelloSemrick) April 9, 2017 A spokesperson confirmed the FDNY received a call at approximately 3:19 p.m. on Sunday, April 9. Firefighters rushed to … Continue reading Brush Fire In Prospect Park Quickly Quashed By FDNY

union hall fire

Fire At Union Hall In Park Slope During Live Show Prompts Swift Evacuation; Reopening Date Unclear

A fire swept through Union Hall (702 Union Street near 5th Avenue) in Park Slope late Friday night, prompting a full evacuation of the venue. A live music show was just finishing at the time, however the audience was still in the space. The entire audience, staff, and performers were safely evacuated. According to a spokesperson, … Continue reading Fire At Union Hall In Park Slope During Live Show Prompts Swift Evacuation; Reopening Date Unclear

Bomb Scare at Millennium Brooklyn High School

Bomb Scare Floods Park Slope With John Jay Campus Students; Threat Subsequently Called Off

Students were evacuated this afternoon from the John Jay Educational Campus (237 7th Avenue between 4th and 5th Streets) after a Millennium High School student received a suspicious phone call saying that a bomb was located somewhere in the building. The incident was first reported by Brooklyn Patch. A police spokesperson said they received a phone call … Continue reading Bomb Scare Floods Park Slope With John Jay Campus Students; Threat Subsequently Called Off

200 5th Avenue

Firefighters Swarm Park Slope’s 5th Avenue To Shore Up Dangerous Crack In Building

The FDNY rushed to 5th Avenue between Union and Sackett Streets to prevent alarming damage to a building at 198 5th Avenue. According to an FDNY spokesperson, firefighters arrived at the scene at approximately 8:55am after a crack was discovered in the building's structure. One firefighter was in a crane rising towards the top of … Continue reading Firefighters Swarm Park Slope’s 5th Avenue To Shore Up Dangerous Crack In Building